Volume 4 Issue 6 | July 2009
Lab management would suffer without the multiple perspectives and experiences afforded by a diverse workforce. The key to innovation, in economic terms, resides inside the heads of peoplethe more diverse the better.
Performance reviews can be developed into very useful tools that can help employees focus their efforts, enhance their performance and contribute to improving their employers bottom lines.
In spite of societys dependency on the sciences to maintain a high quality of life, science professionals are not immune from the realities of the current economic downturn.
Almost no one disputes the value of going green as a way to improve the health of the planet - it's also good for business. Labs have begun to look at green initiatives as a way to attract top talent as they become more competitive in addressing the
Fume hoods are important and critical pieces of equipment in many labs, and a competent certification company can align the operator, the laboratory environment and the hood itself to improve effective hood use.
As energy prices rise and commitment to sustainability heightens, universities across the nation are developing methods for reducing energy consumption.
The latest equipment, instrument and system introductions to the laboratory market.
See how a university team helped this lab manager improve the efficiency of his testing environment, which led to more satisfied customers, monetary savings, and less overtime for lab staff.
The Obama administration's $787 billion economic stimulus plan unveiled in February of this year included approximately $16 billion for the federal agencies that provide the lion's share of the funding for academic research institutions.
If there is something that all laboratories have in common, it is bottles and bottles of chemicals. And if we are not diligent in handling and storing these bottles properly, problems will arise.
Many relatively simple industrial or laboratory processes that require control of flow or pressure can be greatly improved with automation.
In todays life science research environment, the usefulness and versatility of cellular analysis is growing rapidly.
Sample matrices are known to create analytical obstacles during routine Total Organic Carbon (TOC) analysis.
Read Lab Manager Magazine's independent guide to purchasing a CO2 Incubator and find the latest instruments on LabWrench.